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verb doll pronunciation in American English /dɑl/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydoll
he/she/itdolls
present participledolling
past tensedolled
past participledolled

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phrasal verb

doll up

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydoll up
he/she/itdolls up
present participledolling up
past tensedolled up
past participledolled up
informal
doll someone up to make someone or yourself look attractive for a special occasion

We used to doll ourselves up and go into town.

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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